The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 142 159 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.87% 16.70% 10.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.91% 18.32% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 88 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 868 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.60% 91.18% 89.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 372 382
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 39
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 113 (36.57%) JavaScript
2 107 (34.63%) .NET
3 104 (33.66%) HTML
4 103 (33.33%) C#
5 86 (27.83%) CSS
6 71 (22.98%) SQL
7 70 (22.65%) SQL Server
8 66 (21.36%) ASP.NET
8 66 (21.36%) jQuery
9 60 (19.42%) Java
10 59 (19.09%) Microsoft
11 55 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (17.48%) HTML5
13 52 (16.83%) MVC
14 47 (15.21%) XML
15 46 (14.89%) Web Services
16 42 (13.59%) Windows
17 41 (13.27%) Web Development
18 40 (12.94%) SharePoint
19 38 (12.30%) Spring
20 37 (11.97%) T-SQL
21 35 (11.33%) Visual Studio
22 34 (11.00%) CSS3
23 32 (10.36%) .NET Framework
23 32 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
24 30 (9.71%) Finance
25 29 (9.39%) TDD
25 29 (9.39%) Security Cleared
26 28 (9.06%) Ajax
27 25 (8.09%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.80%) SharePoint Server
3 19 (6.15%) CMS
4 8 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.27%) IIS
5 7 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.27%) Node.js
6 6 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.62%) Alfresco
7 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.65%) WordPress
9 2 (0.65%) Drupal
9 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.65%) Liferay
10 1 (0.32%) Moodle
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.15%) MS Office
3 7 (2.27%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.97%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) DOC1
6 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.97%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.21%) LDAP
2 6 (1.94%) IPv4
2 6 (1.94%) IPv6
3 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.97%) DNS
4 3 (0.97%) HTTP
5 2 (0.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) SONET
6 1 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.32%) SDH
6 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (7.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.15%) MySQL
6 18 (5.83%) OLAP
7 15 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (4.53%) DTS
8 14 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.88%) IDOL
10 11 (3.56%) QlikView
11 7 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.62%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.29%) MS Access
14 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.29%) PowerCenter
14 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 35 (11.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.88%) GDB
3 12 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.56%) Subversion
5 10 (3.24%) Selenium
6 8 (2.59%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.27%) Maven
7 7 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.62%) Firebug
9 4 (1.29%) NUnit
9 4 (1.29%) JIRA
9 4 (1.29%) Toad
9 4 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (1.29%) Grunt
9 4 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.29%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.97%) JBehave
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 30 (9.71%) Finance
2 9 (2.91%) Publishing
3 8 (2.59%) Marketing
4 4 (1.29%) Banking
5 3 (0.97%) Games
5 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.65%) Law
6 2 (0.65%) Advertising
6 2 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (34.63%) .NET
2 104 (33.66%) HTML
3 86 (27.83%) CSS
4 66 (21.36%) ASP.NET
4 66 (21.36%) jQuery
5 54 (17.48%) HTML5
6 47 (15.21%) XML
7 46 (14.89%) Web Services
8 38 (12.30%) Spring
9 34 (11.00%) CSS3
10 32 (10.36%) .NET Framework
11 28 (9.06%) Ajax
12 24 (7.77%) Hibernate
13 22 (7.12%) JSON
14 21 (6.80%) WCF
15 19 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (5.18%) XHTML
17 16 (5.18%) SOAP
18 15 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.18%) Open Source
2 11 (3.56%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.24%) Digital Media
4 8 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.62%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.62%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.62%) Physics
6 4 (1.29%) W3C
6 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.29%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.97%) Wiki
7 3 (0.97%) GIS
8 2 (0.65%) SCORM
8 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) iPhone
8 2 (0.65%) DataPower
8 2 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.59%) Windows
2 20 (6.47%) Linux
3 17 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (5.50%) UNIX
4 12 (3.88%) Android
5 10 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.24%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.65%) AIX
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) SUSE
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.83%) MVC
3 41 (13.27%) Web Development
4 29 (9.39%) TDD
5 25 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (8.09%) Unit Testing
6 22 (7.12%) OO
6 22 (7.12%) Scrum
7 21 (6.80%) Workflow
8 19 (6.15%) ETL
9 17 (5.50%) BDD
10 15 (4.85%) Document Management
11 14 (4.53%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.21%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.56%) Data Modelling
13 11 (3.56%) SOA
13 11 (3.56%) Migration
13 11 (3.56%) Android Development
14 10 (3.24%) Analytics
14 10 (3.24%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (36.57%) JavaScript
2 103 (33.33%) C#
3 71 (22.98%) SQL
4 60 (19.42%) Java
5 37 (11.97%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.83%) PHP
7 16 (5.18%) C
8 10 (3.24%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.91%) C++
10 7 (2.27%) Python
10 7 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.62%) VBA
12 4 (1.29%) Fortran
12 4 (1.29%) VB
12 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.29%) Perl
12 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.97%) VB6
13 3 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.91%) Degree
4 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ACCA
5 1 (0.32%) CIMA
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.62%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 59 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.83%) Oracle
3 12 (3.88%) Cisco
3 12 (3.88%) Meridio
3 12 (3.88%) Sencha
4 11 (3.56%) Twitter
5 8 (2.59%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.59%) Yahoo!
5 8 (2.59%) SAP
6 7 (2.27%) IBM
6 7 (2.27%) Informatica
7 5 (1.62%) Google
7 5 (1.62%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.29%) Omniture
8 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.97%) Open Text
9 3 (0.97%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.65%) Ab Initio
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